Camp Helen Keller is a six-week summer day camp for children ages 4 to 15 who are blind or visually impaired. Located on the grounds of Farmingdale State College in Long Island, the camp includes activities designed to improve children�s self-esteem, self-confidence, and socialization skills. Activities include indoor swimming, water and field games, arts and crafts, music and dance, adaptive computer instruction, and a variety of age-appropriate field trips. The camp is staffed by professionals in rehabilitation and education. There is a nurse or campus health center care in place for the campers, and the counselor to camp ratio is 3:1.
Camp Helen Keller is open to eligible children from Nassau and Suffolk Counties. The camp provides door-to-door transportation for campers in Nassau and West and Central Suffolk counties. Registration begins April 1 of each year.
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